The Secret Life of Lobsters (Paperback)
How Fishermen and Scientists Are Unraveling the Mysteries of Our Favorite Crustacean
Harper Perennial, 9780060555597, 320pp.
Publication Date: May 10, 2005
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In this intimate portrait of an island lobstering community and aneccentric band of renegade biologists, journalist Trevor Corson escorts the reader onto the slippery decks of fishing boats, through danger-filled scuba dives, and deep into the churning currents of the Gulf of Maine to learn about the secret undersea lives of lobsters.This P.S. edition features an extra 16 pages of insights into the book, including author interviews, recommended reading, and more.
About the Author
The author of The Secret Life of Lobsters, Trevor Corson has studied philosophy in China, resided in Buddhist temples in Japan, and worked on commercial fishing boats off the Maine coast. He has written for the Atlantic Monthly and the New York Times and is the only "sushi concierge" in the United States. He lives in New York City.
Praise For The Secret Life of Lobsters: How Fishermen and Scientists Are Unraveling the Mysteries of Our Favorite Crustacean…
— Kirkus Reviews
“Ultimately, this investigation into society, science and sustainability leaves a complex, satisfying taste in your mouth”
— Time Out New York
“I can highly recommend this book as one of the best things you can enjoy without melted butter.”
— Natural History magazine